Enjoy The Great Gatsby, Macbeth, Must-See Performances in Yakima
If you love seeing top-tier theatrical performances without having to catch the next train to Broadway, the Capitol Theatre in Yakima has a couple of very special shows for you.
The Capitol Theatre, as a part of their 'Best' Series, presents two extraordinary shows by New York's legendary Aguila Theatre.
The Great Gatsby at The Capitol Theatre in Yakima
Founded by Peter Meineck in London in 1991, this New York-based non-profit theatre company is now one of the foremost producers of classical theater in the United States.
Aquila’s productions are beautifully spoken, dramatically revealing, and crystalline in effect. – The New Yorker
Written in 1924, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald paints a vivid picture of how the quest for the American dream in the absence of true equality can lead to devastating effects. As timely and relevant a story as the year, it was written, this production is sure to be the must-see show of the season.
William Shakespeare's Macbeth at The Capitol Theatre in Yakima
Aquila’s second production is one of Shakespeare’s most influential contributions to world literature. Macbeth is a powerful commentary on unchecked ambition and power. A thrilling tale of ruthless ambition, deadly deceptions, intense paranoia, and ultimately, insanity, this is a world where “fair is foul and foul is fair.”
The classics made relevant with superb acting and clever staging. – The New Yorker
Where to Get Tickets to See The Great Gatsby and Macbeth at The Capitol Theatre
Get tickets online at capitoltheatre.org/events/. You can enter to win a pair of tickets to either or both shows, by filling out the simple entry forms below. But first, take a look at some stunning production photos from both of these incredible shows.